The Journal

Keep up to date with everything going on at Boringdon Hall and find out about local events occuring during your stay.

Scott goes back to school

On Friday 1st February 2019, we’re partnering with Salcombe Gin to bring you a delectable feast created by Head Chef Scott Paton, with each course paired with a gin-based cocktail. Salcombe Gin creates exceptional, multi-award-winning gin at its …

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Scott’s Secrets: Picnic Perfection

Summer’s not over just yet… Make the most of the last of the summer sunshine and grab the wicker basket and head out in search of grassy slopes, golden sands and shady banks. Boringdon Hall’s Head Chef, Scott Paton, reveals how to …

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The Boringdon Bees

The Boringdon Bees Update – 19th June 2018  Here at Boringdon Hall we endeavour to treat our guests to fresh and local produce when it comes to all areas of their stay and that doesn’t stop when it comes to the honey. Tucked away in the …

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A Tiny Lemon

Guest Blog by Head Chef Scott Paton. A few weeks ago I spent some time creating something to push the senses…this needed to be sharp, zingy, and small, something that was going to uplift and awaken you, make you sit up in your chair and think …

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Catching up with Gardener Anne

With it being National Gardening Week we thought we’d catch a few moments with Boringdon’s resident gardener Anne who tells us a little bit what she’s been busy with around the grounds… Mowing, mowing and more mowing! As Spring …

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Our Handpicked Local Events

We’ve handpicked some of the best events happening in the local area this Summer, including Theatre, Arts and Festivals. Our country-meets-coast location just a 10-15 minute drive from Plymouth makes us the perfect base to explore the …

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5 reasons to visit Boringdon in March

There are many reasons to visit Boringdon all year round but with winter coming to a close and the fresh, colourful signs of Spring starting to blossom, March has to be our favourite month at the ‘enchanted place on the hill’, and …

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Boringdon Mulled Wine Recipe

There really is no better winter tipple than Mulled Wine. Not only is it delicious to taste it also makes your house smell divine. If you’ve visited Boringdon over the Festive season, you will know the smell of mulled wine brewing pours through …

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Christmas Recipe from the Kitchen

Scott’s Chicken Liver Parfait with Sherry Jelly – serves 12-16 If you’re entertaining friends and family over the Christmas season and want to impress, give our Head Chef Scott Paton’s Chicken Liver Parfait with Sherry …

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